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Overnight Support Worker (Awake)

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Permanent Full-Time


This is an awake overnight position where you will be supporting 2 men who live together in Dunbar. They are both fun loving guys who enjoy the company of the people who work with them. You will spend time with them in the morning helping them get ready for the day and be there if they need help throughout the night.

Duties and responsibilities

During your shifts you will be awake to ensuring the safety of both individuals over the course of the night. AH gets up to use the washroom 2-3 times a night and requires some prompting and guidance. SH requires the use of a mechanical lift to transfer from his bed to commode chair, you will be assisting SH with his BM routine and catheter though out the night. You will also be responsible for light cleaning and laundry.

Between 7am-9am you will be responsible for assisting Both individuals to wake up prompting AH to start his personal care routine and help AH start his day. SH stays in bed, you can assist SH with siting up, watching tv, or reading a book until the morning staff come at 8am to start his personal care routine.

Some tasks include: Medication administering, use of mechanical lift, personal care, catheter care, light cleaning duties, filling out forms and charting on paper and on the computer.


Vancouver (west side)

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Rate of Pay

According to Current Pay Scale


3 Months

Driving Requirement

Driving not required

Preferred Training or Experience

All training will be provided. Medical/ nursing background or training equivalent are an asset but not required. Must be able to read and write in English, have basic computer proficiency and comfortable assisting with personal care/physical work.

Specific Training or Experience Required

Ability to motivate, encourage and engage the interests of others.; Computer proficiency (email, Word, internet usage)

Expected Hours of Work

Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Shift time: 10:00pm-9:00am= 11 hours/shift Awake overnight.

Two positions available, candidates may have the option to choose which of the following days they are available to work. (This position can be shared with multiple candidates)

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Supported Living - SC

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Created at 7/2/2021 9:52 AM by Shauna Carson
Last modified at 8/13/2021 2:26 PM by Shauna Carson